He was a retiree of General Electric in Louisville and was a former volunteer firefighter for the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire District. Mr. Sallee had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He believed in the greater good of serving others and was a longtime volunteer for Toys For Tots and was a member of the Taylor County Fair Board. He had served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a current member of the American Legion Post 82.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
Two daughters: Melissa Dayle Guerrieri and husband Joseph of Louisville, and Genesia Sallee and husband Timmy Hodgens of Campbellsville,
Two stepchildren: Tammie Creason and husband Ronnie, and Randy Cox and companion Justin Grant, all of Campbellsville,
One sister: Mary Elizabeth Vance of Green County,
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Martha Sue (Sidebottom) Sallee in 2005; one son, Christopher Sallee in 2017; and seven siblings, Athol Milby, Willaim Edward Sallee, Maurice Jean Sallee, Jewell Dean Cox, Delores Belle Sallee, Logan Ray Sallee, and Lora Mae Dudgeon.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Sallee on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home. Bro. Logan “Danny” Sallee will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, September 29, from 5:00-8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Toys For Tots. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page of this site.